25 Jun '12, 11pm

An entremets primer: Japanese cult pastry chef Hidemi Sugino’s Fruits Rouges

An entremets primer: Japanese cult pastry chef Hidemi Sugino’s Fruits Rouges

I first discovered Japanese mousse cake savant, Hidemi Sugino (along with many of his other fans within the blogosphere, it seems) through Keiko’s gorgeous blog . I found myself repeatedly returning to her beautifully precise renditions of his recipes in Le goût authentique retrouvé . And when I finally had the opportunity to taste the master’s work in Tokyo, I was enthralled by the lightness of his creations, as well as the subtle and sophisticated layering of complementary and contrasting flavours. They were simply the best mousse cakes I’d ever tasted (here’s Nick’s superb dissection of some of Sugino’s entremets). I promptly bought a copy of Le goût authentique retrouvé on that fateful first visit in 2007—disregarding the fact that the recipes were all in Japanese. I somehow figured that I would be able to decipher them based upon the ingredients listed in French despi...

Full article: http://chubbyhubby.net/recipes/an-entremets-primer-japane...

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